Virginia Heroes

John Waltz Salvage

Lieutenant, Navy

Born: July 26, 1916
Hometown: Isle of Wight County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 13, 1942
Died In: Pacific

Lt Salvage served aboard the USS Juneau CL-52 that was hit by a torpedo near Guadalcanal. The torpedo blew the ship in half, killing most of the crew members. He was a 1939 graduate of the United States Naval Academy.

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